7 PoK residents among 37 cross sides in cross LoC bus

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March 28:Seven residents of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) arrived here while eleven Kahmiris crossed over to other side of the Line of Control (LoC) to meet their relatives, separated in 1947.
As many as 19 returnees also crossed sides in the Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and PoK since April 7, 2005 after India and Pakistan decided to allow travel of state subjects from both sides on “Travel Permits”, instead of International passports.
Official sources said that seven PoK residents, including two women and as many children arrived at Kaman post, the last Indian military post on this side of the LoC in Uri sector today. Four Kashmiri residents, three of them women, also returned here after meeting their relatives, separated due to partition.
They said eleven Kashmiri residents also crossed over to PoK in the weekly bus service. They included three women, sources said, adding 15 PoK residents, who had arrived here in previous buses, also returned to their homes. They included nine women.

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